With 250+ papers on COVID-19 and infant feeding since February, researchers are beginning to contribute to the understudied science of breast milk.
Breast milk not only contains fats, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins but also white blood cells and immunoglobulin A, more than 200 oligosaccharides and various hormones
For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience
The female body, from the moment it pushes out an offspring, is subdued, and replaced by something inert — a bottle, a pacifier, a silicone toy, a crib, and erased entirely before the passage of a year.
COVID-19 and breastfeeding: Infection isn't currently known to spread through breast milk, but use of pump is recommended
Breastfeeding and weaning are delicate and necessary processes for the development of a child, but when the mother falls sick during this time, there can be a disruption.
The mother-child duo are being treated at separate hospitals with the mother being moved to a special infection hospital.
A study concluded that drinking raw milk in the first year of life could reduce the risk of fevers and respiratory infections by about 30 percent.
Two bottles came from a cemetery dating to between 800 and 450 BC, and a third from a site dating between 1200 and 800 BC.
The American obsession with ‘breast is best’ has firmly come to our shores. However, the emphasis on breastfeeding ignores what may be best for the mother.
Some 2,000 mothers in the Philippines breastfed their babies in public in a gathering aimed at cutting infant deaths and dispelling taboos over the practice.
In a first-of-its kind effort, IBM is planning to soon launch a service to help the company's working mothers ship breast milk home to their babies while they are on business trips.
Stem cells in mother's breast milk may be able to develop into a range of different tissues in the offspring, including the brain, liver and kidneys.
The woman from Colorado, posted a photo of her breastfeeding an orphaned four-day-old puppy on her Facebook page, explaining her decision to do so.